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September 3, 2012 Subject:
The PDF version apparently is corrupt
It's nice to a free copy of this book available in PDF format. I downloaded this file twice and attempted to use it on my iPad (both as an iBook read item then as a Goodreader read item). It largely failed on both- some pages would load , then it would get confused and stuck and sometimes I had to force iPad to quit and reload. The pdf's still did not work properly. I also tried to read the file using Preview on my Mac Pro and also using Adobe Reader. Preview would get messed up and needed to be force quit. Adobe worked but very slowly- poor text quality too. I deleted it. Then looked around and downloaded another pdf version from another website: http://djm.cc/library/The_Oxford_Book_of_English_Verse_1250-1900_Quiller-Couch.pdf
This one is about 30+ Megabytes in size and it opens and reads very well in all the above applications and has much higher print quality to boot!